Born and raised in Los Angeles California, Raquel is a psychotherapist with over ten years of experience providing therapy in Spanish and English in the state of California. Raquel has extensive knowledge working with adults experiencing different life challenges; and also specializes working with young adults who are having a hard time adjusting to difficult life transitions. As an EMDR therapist and somatic coach, Raquel works with clients experiencing anxiety, panic attacks, depression, grief, gender dysphoria, postpartum anxiety/depression, and relationship problems. Her personal mission is to help her clients heal from past trauma. In addition, Raquel is passionate about energy work and is a qualified Usui Reiki practitioner. In her practice she integrates mind-body-therapy interventions as a holistic approach focusing on spiritual, social, and emotional well-being as a whole. Currently Raquel works with her clients virtually.
California State University, Northridge Bachelor of Arts, Child & Adolescent Development
University of Southern California, Master of Social Work
Certifications and Trainings
EMDR, EMDRIA International Association, current certification
Somatic Experiencing, Somatic Experiencing & Trauma Healing International
Transgender & Gender Non-Conforming Gender Affirming Care Trained Clinician, under standards of WPATH
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
TFCBT, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Brainspotting Phase 1 and Phase 2
Certified Anger Management Counselor, Anger Management 818
California Board of Behavioral Sciences
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) #70124
Telehealth for adults in California
Phone: (805) 419-0429
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